Earlier this week, a rail-company cleaning lady in Stockholm was able to take a commuter train on a late night joy ride through the city. The joy, however, ended when she crashed the train into a tony apartment building.
Jan 17, 2013 The Daily Mail
Our friends at the Architect's Newspaper have come across a delightful video that animates the work of 26 of the world's most notable architects, from A to Z, set to a peppy soundtrack.
Jan 11, 2013 A/N Blog
When it comes to enforcing laws like jaywalking, strictly imposed tickets and fines motivate people to change their behavior. John Cichowski discusses whether light-hearted, even humorous, suggestions can be as effective as heavy-handed prosecution.
Jan 9, 2013 NorthJersey.com
With college bowl season well underway (and reaching its climax on Monday) and the NFL playoffs starting this weekend, football fever is sweeping America. Richard Florida looks at which cities can boast the most rabid fan bases.
Jan 4, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
As they reflect on a year of exciting advances in urbanism, and look forward to the next, the writers at The Atlantic Cities discuss the most loathed trends they hope will die in 2013.
Jan 2, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Hello Planetizen readers - on this New Year's Eve, I find myself "thinking with my thumbs" on my Blackberry as my wife and I explore Seattle before tonight's festivities - thinking beyond the resolutions and goals for myself, my family, and my company. Opinion
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Ah, the holiday season, when landscapes across the world are coated with a dusting of snow and those without it dream of a white Christmas. While one might expect such a scene in Kiev, you probably wouldn't expect it inside the city's subway.
Dec 28, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Santa is sounding the alarm: "Christmas is in jeopardy.” What's making St. Nick a little less jolly this year? New analysis shows that suburban development patterns are driving up costs at the North Pole, say Paul Knight and Kevin Clark.
Dec 25, 2012 paullknight.com
From the satirical paper The Onion comes news of Traffic Jam 2013 -- a highway concert series that is either commentary on the placelessness of the country's vast highway system or just another way to poke fun at Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
Dec 21, 2012 The Onion
Lance Armstrong may no longer be the first athlete Americans associate with bicycle riding; and that may be a good thing after the last year he's had. This week, NBA MVP LeBron James's bicycle commute became national news.
Dec 21, 2012 USA Today